4 Years On

Four years ago today Christchurch was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, killing 185 people and many others injured. Thousands of buildings around the city and surrounds were badly damaged but four years on things are definitely improving – although sometimes with the roadworks and traffic it doesn’t always feel like it. Today we remember those who died but also look forward to a new Christchurch.


The Blackwells department store in Kaiapoi after the February 22nd quake, now rebuilt and looking great


The local Pines Beach store, gone now.

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Lots of gaps at Pines Beach where houses have been torn down.

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The new library in Kaiapoi, now complete and a lovely new building.


5 thoughts on “4 Years On

  1. Lots of these kinds of posts today, I havent been out to Kaiapoi and Rangiora much since to see the repairs and improvements but the library shot is AWESOME 🙂

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